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Virtual learning could leave lasting bad impression of school for Lehigh Valley kindergarteners

4 days ago   |   By The Morning Call

School is challenging this year for Lehigh Valley students of all ages, but it's the youngest children in kindergarten that education experts worry will be forever damaged by the coronavirus pandemic, especially students in urban districts such as Allentown that have gone fully remote.
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Breonna Taylor juror: 'Grand jury didn't agree certain actions were justified'

Breonna Taylor juror: 'Grand jury didn't agree certain actions were justified'

About an hour after a ruling was made public letting grand jurors speak about the Breonna Taylor case, the grand juror who filed the motion released a statement. Read more ...

McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate vote

McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge... Read more ...

Boston zoo welcomes adorable baby gorilla

Boston zoo welcomes adorable baby gorilla

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Melania Trump cancels rally appearance due to lingering COVID symptoms

Melania Trump cancels rally appearance due to lingering COVID symptoms

First Lady Melania Trump has canceled her appearance at a campaign stop in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night because she has lingering COVID-19 symptoms. Read more ...

Tennessee poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing Black Lives...

Tennessee poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing Black Lives Matter shirts

Tennessee law does not allow voters to wear items bearing the name of a candidate or a political party in a polling place. But state law does not prohibit statements such as... Read more ...

10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got COVID-19

10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got COVID-19

Nationwide, some 252,939 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported among nursing home residents, and more than 59,600 have died. Read more ...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying squirrels

The international retail value of the poached flying squirrels is estimated to be more than $1 million. Read more ...

More than 800 new COVID-19 cases reported for 2nd consecutive day

More than 800 new COVID-19 cases reported for 2nd consecutive day

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Cuomo urges NY, NJ, CT residents not to cross state lines unless ‘essential'

Cuomo urges NY, NJ, CT residents not to cross state lines unless ‘essential'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday urged residents of New York and neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut to avoid all but essential travel between the states because of a spike in... Read more ...

Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi Crown Prince & 20 others for journalist's...

Khashoggi fiancee sues Saudi Crown Prince & 20 others for journalist's killing in US court

The fiancee of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi has sued Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and more than two dozen aides and officials in an American court, accusing... Read more ...